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GOP candidate wants to kick Santorum ‘in the jimmy’ for sexist remarks

The Republican candidate running for former Rep. Gabrielle Gifford’s (D-AZ) seat on Friday responded to Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s comment about women in combat by saying she wanted to “kick him in the jimmy.” “I do have concerns about women in front line combat,” Santorum had told CNN’s John…

Santorum reports four years of tax returns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum released tax returns on Wednesday showing he and his wife earned around $1 million annually in the last few years, Politico reported. Santorum issued returns for the last four years, the most of the Republican candidates who have tried to outdo each…

Romney is machine gun-toting ‘Rombo’ in new Santorum ad

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has released a new ad warning voters to expect an onslaught of attack ads from former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. In the new commercial, a Romney look-alike uses an assault rifle to fire mud at Santorum. “Mitt Romney’s negative attack machine is back on full…

Santorum surging in Republican presidential race

WASHINGTON — Rick Santorum’s drive to capture the Republican presidential nomination gained momentum Tuesday as he surged to the front of the field in national polls and extended his lead over Mitt Romney in his rival’s native Michigan. But Romney’s supporters were just rolling out the big guns — massive…

Occupy protesters tased at Santorum event

Things got a little rowdy during Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s visit to Tacoma, Washington on Monday, where reports said that authorities used a taser on least one Occupy Wall Street protester. Santorum tried to make a point by linking the demonstrators to President Barack Obama, but his speech was…

Santorum, Romney and Gingrich vow to enforce anti-porn laws

Republican presidential candidates Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrich have all told the group Morality in Media that they would enforce federal obscenity laws that prohibit the distribution of pornography. Those laws, the anti-pornography group said, are being ignored by the current administration. “Federal obscenity laws should be vigorously…

Santorum: ‘I would overturn’ any Supreme Court ruling same-sex marriage legal

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Sunday morning he would try to overturn any Supreme Court decision in favor of same-sex marriage if he became president. Santorum was asked by Meet The Press host David Gregory about the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals finding Proposition 8 unconstitutional and whether he…

Poll: Santorum now leads GOP primary race

The wild race that is the Republican presidential primary has created another twist, as Rick Santorum has become the new leader of the field. In a new poll released Saturday from liberal polling firm Public Policy Polling, Santorum’s huge Tuesday night wins has now seen him surge ahead of both…

Santorum takes the bait

Greg Sargent catches another Republican stepping into the trap that Obama set. Sam Stein asked Santorum if he’s happy with the accomodation on the contraception mandate, and Santorum not only said no, but he said some laughably assholish things.  “This has nothing to do with access,” he said. “This is having…

Santorum: Men too emotional if women have combat roles

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum insisted on Friday that when he claimed there were too many “emotions” for women to serve in combat roles, he was talking about men’s feelings, not women’s. Many had taken remarks the candidate made to CNN’s John King on Thursday to mean women were too…

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